Carrot & coriander soup in a bowl with coriander garnish

Carrot & coriander soup

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(415 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Serves 4

Everyone loves this super healthy soup, perfect for an easy supper

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal115
  • fat4g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs19g
  • sugars12g
  • fibre5g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.46g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 potato, chopped
    Potato

    Potato

    po-tate-oh

    The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

  • 450g carrots, peeled and chopped
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • 1.2l vegetable or chicken stock
  • handful coriander (about ½ a supermarket packet)

Method

  1. Heat 1 tbsp vegetable oil in a large pan, add 1 chopped onion, then fry for 5 mins until softened. 

  2. Stir in 1 tsp ground coriander and 1 chopped potato, then cook for 1 min.

  3. Add the 450g peeled and chopped carrots and 1.2l vegetable or chicken stock, bring to the boil, then reduce the heat.

  4. Cover and cook for 20 mins until the carrots are tender.

  5. Tip into a food processor with a handful of coriander then blitz until smooth (you may need to do this in two batches). Return to pan, taste, add salt if necessary, then reheat to serve.

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lindyjm
19th Aug, 2015
The soup was simple to make, using a hand held blender. However, the addition of fresh coriander was so overpowering and stank out the whole house. Disappointing result even after adding extra black pepper but will try again soon without fresh coriander and using freshly ground coriander seeds instead of powder. Have made carrot and coriander soup successfully in the past but, annoyingly, have misplaced recipes. Soup I made last night is still edible but "Coriander Soup" would be a better name for it!
ajmw2
16th Jul, 2015
3.05
Quick and easy recipe. I used ½ a supermarket packet of fresh coriander but I found this was too much and did overpowered my soup...
louloup75
6th May, 2015
4.05
Just made this really quick and easy soup. I used a veggie oxo for the stock and added 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper and 1/2 teaspoon of ground chilli powder. A great,quick, low-cal soup that I will make again.
thejollyjojo
1st May, 2015
First time making anything from scratch! I figured I would start with something easy and it was absolutely delightful! Added a tsp of Paprika to give it a little bit of a kick. Will be making this again.
womansworld
7th Apr, 2015
3.05
Made this soup yesterday and was disappointed. It was extremely and I mean extremely bland. I ended up putting LOADS of salt and pepper and finally lemon juice in it to get some flavour into it. I won't making it again. I have made this soup previously to a different recipe and it was delicous. Unfortunately I misplaced the recipe, hence me making this version.
Teab1scuit
10th Mar, 2015
5.05
This is delicious! I used about 650g of carrots as they needed using and used 1.5l of stock, which resulted in a nice texture. I way over did the corriander (which also needed using up) but that suited me fine as I love the stuff. Yum yum yum.
Jsa
12th Feb, 2015
Just made carrot and coriander soup with a slight change used one calorie spray to cut the calories .I have just had a bowl of it for my lunch and it was delicious will be making it again it was really easy to do .
Nesredep
4th Feb, 2015
5.05
Absolutely amazing - kids loved it and easy to season once served!
Nesredep
4th Feb, 2015
5.05
Absolutely amazing - love simple cooking! My children loved it as well and you can season it as you like when served.
tanmayorch
30th Dec, 2014
5.05
A simple, delicious recipe that I made yesterday and will be making again today. My Son who doesn't like soup wanted it for breakfast it was so good. Will add the greek yogurt as suggested in todays batch and Cumin.

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